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“Rest in peace our friend You were such a good friend to usNancy stay strong he loved you dearly ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Betty and jim Fay - Chelsea, MA

“I was very sorry to learn of Tom's passing. We worked together and were friends for many years. We shared lots of laughs. I wish the family...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Sullivan - Coworker

“My deepest sympathy to the family ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rosemarie. (Rolo) Carlisle - MA

“I will miss you very much Uncle Tommy. I want to thank you for the cherished memories you gave me. Growing up you would have Christmas Eve party at...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Beth Ryan - Derry, NH - Family

“So sorry for your loss Nancy . ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Patty Capadanno - Everett, MA

“To My Dear Friend Nancy and Her Family We send our sincere sympathies to you. It is our hope that all the wonderful memories and the close love...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Glenn and Tina Govostes - MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. May all the great memories help carry you through this difficult time. Keeping all of you in our prayers. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Tricia Cunningham - Seabrook, NH

“I am terribly sorry to hear of Toms' passing....I went to school with him and he was a great kid. I used to run into him on and off over the years...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Annette Snyderman - Melrose, MA

“Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. Please send my love to the girls, and their families. If you need anything please let me know. I love all of you...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Lou Yurko - Chelsea, MA


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Thomas A. Rosa, age 72, of Wakefield, formerly of Chelsea, died peacefully Tuesday, July 11 at his residence.

Born in Everett on April 21, 1945 he was the son of the late Albert and Jessica (Szczepankowski) Rosa.

Mr. Rosa was raised in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. He then attended Saint John's Seminary. Mr. Rosa had worked and retired from the Chelsea Soldiers Home where he had been the Director of Human Resources. He had been a Wakefield resident for the past 12 years and was a dedicated member of St. Joseph Church.

He was the beloved husband of Nancy A. (Canty) Rosa. He was the loving father of Wendy Quatieri and her husband John of Peabody, Kristin Zimini and her husband John of Abington, and Jennifer Rosa of Wakefield. He was the brother of the late Joyce Rosa. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Nicholas & his fiancée Alexandra, Michael, Anthony, Alyssa & her husband Michael, and Kasie.

His Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield at 10am. Interment to follow at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8pm.